MEET THE TEAM
Our patients are our top priority
Dr. Tina Kell is a native to the Lewiston/Auburn area and graduated from Monmouth Academy where she was her class president. She has been a longstanding member of the Maine dental community starting with her dental hygiene career in 1990. Dr. Kell completed her dental hygiene education at the University of New England/Westbrook College in 1993 and practiced as a dental hygienist in Maine for 9 years.
She later went on to study dentistry at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia were she was a recipient of the Dr. David Manual Memorial Prize for Proficiency in Patient Care multiple times and was a clinical instructor in periodontics. She received her DDS degree in 2006 and was in the top 5 of her class.
Dr. Kell immediately went on to attend the University of Toronto where she completed her endodontic residency and received her Master’s degree in Endodontics. During her endodontic residency, Dr. Kell served as an Endodontic Instructor of undergraduate dental students for laboratory and patient clinics. She was honored by the American Association of Endodontists and Dentsply with the Resident Award for her research on GT series X rotary endodontic instruments/metallurgy. Dr. Kell’s numerous publications and research focused on the advancement of endodontic technology and oral pathology.
Dr. Kell is an active member of the American Academy of Endodontics, the American Dental Association and the Canadian Academy of Endodontists. Dr. Kell is a fellow of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Canada and sat on the executive board of the Maine Dental Association.
Dr. Kell is passionate about the care of her patients and is an avid animal lover. She strongly supports the Maine Greyhound Placement Service and the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family.
Jennifer is Dr. Kell’s receptionist and occasional assistant. She and Dr. Kell share the same belief that the patients’ needs come first and that patient care is of utmost importance. She immensely enjoys working with people and especially providing the level of quality service she feels every patient deserves. When not in the dental office she also enjoys reading, hiking with her dogs, gardening and cooking.
Nadine is Dr. Kell’s assistant. She brings over 30 years of experience to L/A Endodontics. Nadine is very caring and compassionate and always puts our patients first. Your comfort and support is of utmost importance to her.
In Nadine’s spare time she enjoys spending time with her daughter and her pets.